David Gallagher

European Patent Attorney

David is a European patent attorney with experience in prosecuting patent applications in the fields of enzymology, vaccines, stem cell therapeutics and immunology. 

David completed a PhD at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge where he investigated the structure and function of a bacterial respiratory complex I using X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy.  He also has experience of working in the research laboratories of a multinational pharmaceutical company where he was involved in the characterisation of models of neurodegenerative disease.

David is based in J A Kemp’s Cambridge office.  He joined the firm as a trainee in 2017 after working elsewhere in private practice since 2015.




University of Oxford, Master’s Degree in Biochemistry; University of Cambridge, PhD in Structural Biology

Professional Qualifications

European Patent Attorney; Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Membership of Professional Bodies

Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); Member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

Contact David

If you wish to talk to David Gallagher, please send an email directly to dgallagher@jakemp.com

or call +44 20 3077 8600

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